Name: Aditya Roy Kapur
Birthdate: 16th of November, 1985
Aditya Kapoor is into cricket and football. He plays football for a celebrity league team by the name of ‘All Stars Football Club’.
Apart from cricket and football, he also loves playing pool. He plays pool with Rohan Fahdil, a chep and pool champion. He is also into fitness and goes to the gym a lot.
Aditya Roy Kapur, the Indian film actor was born on the 16th of November, 1985 in the City of Dreams, Mumbai. He began his career as a VJ on Channel [V]. He pursued his education from the prestigious G. D. Somani Memorial School situated at Cuffe Parade in Mumbai. Later on he did his graduation from the St. Xavier’s College in Mumbai.
Throughout his life, Aditya Roy Kapur did not train himself in the field of acting although he had learned dancing and attended dictation classes so as to improve his Hindi speaking and writing skills. During his early school days, he had an intense passion for the game of cricket and he wanted to be a cricketer, but later on while he was in class 6, he quit his cricket coaching sessions. Siddharth Roy Kapur, his brother, is the CEO of the prestigious UTV Motion Pictures. Vidya Balan tied the knot to Siddharth Roy Kapur on the 14th of December, 2012. On the other hand, his other brother, Kunaal Roy Kapur is also another well-known actor and director who had appeared in numerous films like ‘Delhi Belly’, ‘Mumbai Calling’ and now ‘Nautanki Saala’. Kunaal had also directed a film in the year 2009 by the name of ‘The President Is Coming’.
Initially he had started off as a VJ on Channel [V]. He gradually became very much popular with his unique way of hosting various shows on the channel. His very first film as an actor was the Vipul Shah directed Bollywood musical film titled London Dreams (2009), starring Salman Khan, Ajay Devgan and Asin in the lead roles. In this film Aditya Roy Kapur played the role of a Pakistani musician. Soon after London Dreams, he appeared in Vipul Shah’s science fiction romantic comedy titled Action Replayy, starring Akshay Kumar, Neha Dhupia, and Aishwariya Rai Bachchan. Here he plays the role of Aishwariya Rai Bachchan and Akshay Kumar’s son who time travels several years back in order to make his parent’s marriage a love marriage. His performance in this film was well appreciated by the critics. Following Action Replayy, he signed up for Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Guzaarish (2010), starring Hrithik Roshan and Aishwariya Rai Bachchan in the lead roles. In this film he enacted the role of an apprentice magician to Ethan Mascarenhas (Hrithik Roshan).
In 2013 Aditya Roy Kapur co-starred in Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani, along with Ranbir Kapoor, Deepika Padukone and Kalki Koechlin. The film was directed by Ayan Mukherji and was a huge hit with fans. Aditya Roy Kapur gave a lovable performance. He also released the surprise mega hit, Aashiqui 2 in 2013. The film also starred Shakti Kapoor’s daughter, Shraddha Kapoor. The music for this film has been composed by Jeet Ganguly and Mithoon Sharma and it was an both instant hit, every song on the soundtrack was beautifully done. Shraddha and Aditya rose to fame with this movie and have become household names as the hit couple of Bollywood!
He is shooting for Daawat-e-Ishq which releases in 2014. One of his upcoming projects include a film by Gautham Menon titled Assi Nabbe Poorey Sau which would be having Samantha and Anupama Kumar in the lead besides Aditya Roy Kapur in the Hindi version (the Tamil and Telegu versions have been released). This film was supposed to release in 2013 but due to Adiyta Roy Kapur’s schedule they couldn’t shoot so it may have a 2014 release if producers haven’t decided to shelf the project totally.